Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) is a leading international partnership practicing architecture, urbanism, and cultural analysis. OMA's buildings and masterplans around the world insist on intelligent forms while inventing new possibilities for content and everyday use. OMA is led by ten partners – Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon, Reinier de Graaf, Shohei Shigematsu, Iyad Alsaka, D...read more
A large translucent roof covers the public areas of the school (streets, terraces, and center square), creating a beautiful, fully daylit interior city space. The building is intersected by a diagonal street, which extends the public route connecting the university with the surrounding campus.
CentraleSupélec, formed in 2015 by a merger between Ecole Centrale Paris and Supélec, is one of the most prestigious French grandes écoles specialized in engineering. Situated at the heart of the future district Joliot-Curie, for which OMA has developed the masterplan, the new building is part of a 22ha campus that will place the universi...read more
Ellen van Loon joined OMA in 1998 and has led several award-winning building projects that combine sophisticated design with precise execution. Some of her most significant contributions include the new G-Star Headquarters in Amsterdam (2014); De Rotterdam, the largest building in the Netherlands (2013); New Court, the Rothschild Bank headquarters in London (2011); exterior and interior d...read more